Look inside: Bushnell University revamps former Phoenix Inn into newest dorm for students

From the Register Guard by Jordyn Brown Regular passersby in Eugene’s University District will notice major changes along Franklin Boulevard, including one building that has had a noticeable change. Bushnell University, the private Christian college in Eugene, has taken what used to be a Phoenix Inn and transformed it into a new residence hall this…

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Bushnell Students Return to Campus Aug. 19

Bushnell University students will be among the first in Oregon to return to campus when they arrive to move into residence halls and register for fall classes on Thurs., Aug. 19, 2021. “We have missed our returning students over the summer and look forward to welcoming new first year and transfers students to our outstanding…

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Nursing Program Seeks Community Comments

Bushnell University’s RN to BSN program will undergo an accreditation review by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) on October 20 -22, 2021. As part of the accreditation process, CCNE is accepting third party written comments concerning the program’s qualifications for accreditation from students, faculty, alumni, program partners, and other interested campus and community…

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Kari Pape Receives Grant to Pursue Degree in Teaching

Kari Pape, a student at Bushnell University, was awarded a P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education Grant from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was sponsored by P.E.O. Chapter DF of Eugene, OR. Pape is pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching degree. She graduated magna cum laude from University of Oregon in 2003 with a degree in…

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Bushnell University Honors Outstanding Graduates

Two graduates of the Bushnell University’s Class of 2021 were awarded the University’s two most prestigious student awards during its Spring 2021 graduation ceremony. The President’s Scholastic Award was awarded to Teresa Branson, who graduated with a 4.0 grade point average (GPA). She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. Branson is from…

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Bushnell University Honors Faculty and Staff

Two members of the Bushnell University community were recognized during its Spring 2021 graduation ceremony for their contributions to the academic and spiritual life of the University. The President’s Award for Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership was awarded to Linda Veltri, Ph.D. RN, Dean of the Bushnell University School of Nursing and a professor in…

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Bushnell In-Person Commencement May 8; Buhler to Receive Honorary Doctorate

Bushnell University’s Board of Trustees will confer 113 undergraduate, 43 graduate degrees, and will award an honorary doctoral degree to a long-time church and community leader during two special in-person commencement ceremonies on Sat., May 8, 2021, outdoors on the Quad located on W. 11th Avenue between Alder and Kincaid streets. Due to COVID-19 protocols,…

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Bushnell University Announces Accelerated Bachelors Degree in Nursing

Bushnell University will accept applications in June for its new Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) degree program for students who have earned a bachelor’s degree in another academic discipline from a regionally accredited four-year college or university. Bushnell’s Accelerated BSN is a 12-month, on campus pre-licensure nursing degree program that will begin January…

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University Will Open New Front Door

After nearly 30 years as neighbors, the Phoenix Inn and Bushnell University have announced they will conclude a land lease agreement that will give the University a new front door to its 125-year-old campus where the hotel is located at Franklin Boulevard and Alder Street. “The Phoenix Inn has been a good friend and partner…

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Bushnell University Freezes Tuition for 2021-22

In concert with the Board of Trustees, Bushnell University has made a very important decision. Tuition for the 2021-22 academic year will be frozen at the 2020-2021 rate for all students. For more than 125 years, Bushnell has done its very best to provide an affordable private education to students. Bushnell currently holds the lowest…

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